Choosing a Tow Vehicle

Choosing a Tow Vehicle

After we found our camper, the next step was the tow vehicle. My little Jeep Cherokee Sport 4×2 just wasn’t gonna cut it (though it was a great tent re-locator). What did we know about tow vehicles? Absolutely nothing. Great place to start. Fortunately the wonderful man, Dick Tracy, who sold us Little Wing had a lot to say on the subject of tow capacities and why they are important, and he emailed it ri

Buying Your Rig and Transferring Ownership

Buying Your Rig and Transferring Ownership

I bought Little Wing from a guy living in Rhode Island named Dick Tracy. His wife’s name is Jane. How often do you meet a Dick and Jane Tracy? We felt like it was a sign. The Shasta was sitting with his son Nate and wife Marissa here in California. The first time we came to see the Shasta we ended up having a great chat in their backyard about raising chickens, and she let us hold a clucker they named Suza

Choosing a Rig

Choosing a Rig

Deciding on the type of rig that will sufficiently house both paws and feet is an enormous challenge. There are pros and cons to every setup, and unfortunately because there is more than one single type of truck, SUV, trailer, and RV out there on the road, the choice is not exactly cut and dry. Let’s look at some pros and cons of three common setups:  Our ‘Which Rig Is Right’ Research

Traveling with Pets

Traveling with Pets

Getting around on the road as one or two people has its challenges. Add a 17 year-old cat and a 10 year-old dog to the mix and you’re baking up a complication casserole. A big part of why we went with the trailer/tow vehicle combo was because we didn’t want to have to worry about having to find housing for the kids if our vehicle/housing combination broke down. Or have to tote little crotchety Mojo e